One scholarship will be available for students starting their PhD studies at Loughborough University or Loughborough University London from October 2022. A full tuition fee scholarship and living stipend will be awarded on a competitive basis to students selected by the US Fulbright Commission and Loughborough University.

The Fulbright-Loughborough Doctoral Award is available for any academic discipline at Loughborough University or Loughborough University London. 

More information on the Fulbright-Loughborough Doctoral Award can be found here.

Eligibility

Value and duration

Loughborough University will cover 100% of the tuition fees for the 3-year duration of the PhD studies alongside a £14,000 living stipend, per year.

Application process

31 March 2021
Fulbright applications open

  • Apply on the Fulbright website via this link.
  • Applicants can only select one Fulbright Doctoral Award to apply to.

March – September 2021
Candidates should liaise with potential Loughborough supervisors to discuss a suitable research proposal for their PhD studies and submit a Loughborough PhD application

  • Candidate to include “letter of support” from the Loughborough supervisor in Fulbright application
  • Loughborough PhD applications can be made via this link
  • Loughborough supervisors can be found on the school website or by contacting the school research administrator from the list at the bottom of this page

1 October 2021
Fulbright applications close

31 December 2021
Candidates are advised to hold a Loughborough PhD offer prior to applications being shortlisted

February – March 2022
Fulbright interviews take place to those students shortlisted

15 April 2022
Deadline for the Fulbright-Loughborough Doctoral Award to be made to the successful candidate

1 October 2022
Successful candidate begins their PhD studies at Loughborough University

Deadlines

The Fulbright applications close on 1 October 2021.

Candidates should have a letter of support from a Loughborough University supervisor prior to this date (1 October 2021) and an offer of study before January 2022.

It is advised therefore that students seek a Loughborough University supervisor no later than 1 September 2021 and submit a Loughborough University PhD application no later than 1 October 2021 in order to allow sufficient time to meet Award deadlines.

Academic school research administrators:

School/departmentContact nameEmail address

Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering

Sam Chambers

aacme.pgr.admissions@lboro.ac.uk

Architecture

Berkeley Young

civ.eng.pgr@lboro.ac.uk

Building and Civil Engineering

Berkeley Young

civ.eng.pgr@lboro.ac.uk

Business and Economics

Aly Howells-Chivers

sbe.research@lboro.ac.uk

Chemical Engineering

Sam Chambers

aacme.pgr.admissions@lboro.ac.uk

Chemistry

Isobel Thompson

sci-pgr@lboro.ac.uk

Communication and Media Studies

Emma Nadin

socsciresearch@lboro.ac.uk

Computer Science

Emma Needham

sci-pgr@lboro.ac.uk

Creative Arts

Jane Pagett

sdca-pgr@lboro.ac.uk

Design

Jane Pagett

sdca-pgr@lboro.ac.uk

English

Emma Nadin

socsciresearch@lboro.ac.uk

Geography and Environment

Emma Nadin

socsciresearch@lboro.ac.uk

Institute for Design Innovation (London campus)

Bryony Stewart-Seume

londonresearch@lboro.ac.uk

Institute for Digital Technologies (London campus)

Bryony Stewart-Seume

londonresearch@lboro.ac.uk

Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance (London campus)

Bryony Stewart-Seume

londonresearch@lboro.ac.uk

Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (London campus)

Bryony Stewart-Seume

londonresearch@lboro.ac.uk

Institute for Media and Creative Industries (London campus)

Bryony Stewart-Seume

londonresearch@lboro.ac.uk

Institute for Sport Business (London campus)

Bryony Stewart-Seume

londonresearch@lboro.ac.uk

Materials

Sam Chambers

aacme.pgr.admissions@lboro.ac.uk

Mathematical Sciences

Emma Needham

sci-pgr@lboro.ac.uk

Mathematics Education Centre

Emma Needham

sci-pgr@lboro.ac.uk

Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Lauren Long/Jennifer Blockley

ws.phdadmin@lboro.ac.uk

Physics

Isobel Thompson

sci-pgr@lboro.ac.uk

Politics and International Studies

Emma Nadin

socsciresearch@lboro.ac.uk

Social and Policy Studies

Emma Nadin

socsciresearch@lboro.ac.uk

Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Joanne Bebb

pgr-ssehs@lboro.ac.uk